When the benefit is visible, scaling up becomes natural

Two years ago our activities with Health and hygiene training sessions, social economic development, infrastructural investments and general educational support in Kenya have started. One of our local core partners GAASP has now opened a first affiliated office, 400 km away from Webuye, Kenya where our first Making More Health house receives today nearly 300…

Holistic approaches to empower our farmer communities in Western Kenya

What is happening in our project areas in Bungoma County, Kenya in all the farmer projects? More than 12000 farmers and their families are involved, organized in 12 cooperatives. It’s not just about sharing good farmer practices and animal health training sessions, but also about a better hygiene, a better water quality and environment- friendly…

Digitalization is key and a huge benefit for our school in rural Kenya

This week, our MMH school teachers received digital gadgets, 5 tablets and a projector. They were very happy and are ready to learn more. “Now even the pupils will have an opportunity to watch videos that are related to what we teach as per the curriculum”, they said. Soon training session will start In a…

The marathon kuku or how to make your life a better one with chicken

People living at the poverty line are very happy when they can own a few chicken. That’s true I’m many countries and also here in Kenya. Having chicken – here they are called kuku- means having eggs and growing chicken means also having some small income. When I come for visit in the families often…

Sometimes a small innovation brings big change – farming with passion

After the harvesting period the farmer women in our cooperatives in Western Kenya had no income in the past. In the past two years this has changed. We started at that time with some soap making … Now, they have implemented some micro enterprises and demonstrated during my visit very proudly their achievements.Isn’t that great?…

Quinn wins: From a marginalized life to a caretaker

Quinn has a brother and a sister, all living with the condition of albinism. She is 45 years old, single mother and lives together with her child and sister in a rural village close to Webuye. “Life has been very hard for us. As children no one wanted to play with us. Never anybody from…

A goat that matters – a gift that cares

Recently, when a colleague left the company my colleagues handed over a very special gift – not to her personally, but dedicated to her: a goat for our community with people with albinism in Webuye. The excitement in our local community was very big. It was the first goat among some chicken that will help…